Robert I. Shekhter
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Personal: Born 1947 in Kharkov, Ukraine. Married, one child (23).
Department of Applied Physics, Chalmers University of
Technology and Göteborg University, S-412 96 Göteborg,
Home address: Dr. Forselius gata 22, S-413 26 Göteborg
Phone: +46 31 772 3667
Fax: +46 31 41 69 84 (fax)
home phone: +46 31 18 60 92
Graduated from Kharkov University in 1965.
Graduated Cum Laude from the Department of Physics at
Kharkov University in 1970. Majored in theoretical
physics with special emphasis on the theory of
Master's Thesis "Resonant Intensification of
Electromagnetic Field in Semiconductors", defended at Kharkov University in 1970 (Scientific
adviser: Prof. Emmanuel A. Kaner)
Received a Ph. D. in Solid State Physics from the Institute for Low
Temperature Physics and Engineering, Ukr. SSR Academy of Sciences in 1977.
Ph. D. Thesis: "Charge Quantization and Current States in Granular Media"
(Scientific Advisor: Prof. Igor O. Kulik).
Habilitation Degree from the Higher Attestation Commitee of the USSR in
1987 (Doctor of phys.-math. sciences; speciality "Solid State Physics").
Thesis subject: "Point-Contact Spectroscopy of Solids".
On the research staff of the Institute for Low
temperature physics and Engineering, Ukr. Academy of
Science since 1971 in the following positions:
1991-1999 Universitetslektor (Associate Professor) in
theoretical physics at Göteborg University.
- Since 1971 Junior Research Scientist of the Theoretical Department
- Since 1979 Senior Research Scientist of the Theoretical department
- Since 1988 Leading Scientific Officer
1995-2000 Docent at CTH/GU
2000- Professor at CTH/GU
Theoretical studies in electron transport in metals, semiconductors and
Coulomb effects in granular media.
Physics of microcontact phenomena.
Point contact spectroscopy.
Extensive experience in joint work with experimentalists.
Scientific adviser of two Ph.D. theses in Kharkov: I. F. Itskovich (1986)
and M. V. Moskalets (1991).
Asistant supervisor at CTH/GU for Thomas Swahn (PhD 1993), Anna Grincwajg
(PhD 1994), Magnus Gisselfält (PhD 1996), Peter Hessling (PhD scheduled May
1996), Peter Sandström, Ola Tageman, Hans Blom.
1983-85: Winter School in Physics for young scientists, Sverdlovsk, USSR
1989-90: Superconductivity: Physics course for last year students at the Polytechnical
1993-95 Graduate course on Many Body Physics at CTH
(Material for the course on Many Body Physics developed together with Dr.
Alexandre Zagoskin will appear as a book.)
VISITING RESEARCH POSITIONS:
August-September 1991 Univ. of Minnesota
March-April 1993 Univ. of Minnesota
May 1993, May 1995, Nov 1996, Oct 1998 Georgia Institute of Technology
Prize for the "Discovery of new type of non-equilibrium charge
distributions in point contacts at low temperatures": Diploma Nr. 328 from
the State Committee on Discoveries and Inventions of the USSR, December 26,
Editor of the Journal of Low Temperature Physics since 1993
Member of the Ph.D. committee at Per Fröjd's dissertation "Criticality and
Frustration - Classical and Quantum Spin Models in Two Dimensions", CTH, 1993
Evaluator for the Soros Foundation, 1993
Evaluator for the KVA grants, 1998
Expert evaluator for a forskarassistent position at GU, 1996
Faculty opponent at PhD dissertation of Øystein Lund Bø at Oslo Univ., 1997
Referee for Phys Rev B, Phys Rev Lett, Physics Lett. , J. Low Temp. Phys., Physica Scripta
In addition to numerous conferences and summer schools held in the Former
Soviet Union, I have participated in the following events in the west:
International Conference on Low Temperature Physics LT-15, Helsinki
International Meeting on Field Theoretical Methods in Solid State Physics, Trieste
Conference of the European Physical Society: Magnetotransport in Mesoscopic Systems, Prague.
Nobel Jubilee Symposium on "Low Dimensional Properties of Solids", Göteborg
Working party on "Noise in Mesoscopic Systems", ICTP Trieste (invited) International
Congress on High Tc superconductivity, Munich
APS March meeting, Seattle, WA, USA.
Working party on "Small Semiconductor Systems", ICTP Trieste (invited)
NorFa Network Research Meeting on small Semiconductor Structures, Oslo (invited)
Recent developments in the QHE, U Minnesota, MA, USA
16th Nordic Semiconductor Meeting, Laugarvatn, Iceland, June 12-15 (invited)
2nd Int. Conf. on Point Contact Spectroscopy, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, June 7-10 (invited ).
EP2DES XI, Nottingham, UK, August 7-11 (7-10).
Symposium on Comtemporary Concepts in Condensed Matter Physics, Göteborg 18-22 August.
Göteborg Mesoscopic Days, Sept. 1996
NATO ASI: Nanowires, Spain (invited ).
NATO Forum on nanotechnology (invited).
EPS general meeting of the condensed matter section, Leuven (invited).
Electronic Transport in Mesoscopic Systems, Göteborg, August 12-15 (chairman of program committee).
VISITS TO OTHER INSTITUTIONS
I have visited a number of universities and institutes and given
seminars in general (following):
- Denmark: NORDITA,
- Norway: Oslo University, NTH Trondheim
- USA: U. Minnesota, Georgia Tech.
- Spain: Laboraorío de Fisica de Sistemas Pequenos y Nanotecnologia, Madrid
- France: CEMES, Toulouse
- Israel: Weizmann Institute (Rehovot), Ben-Gurion Univ (Beer-Sheva), Univ. of Tel-Aviv, Technion (Haifa)
- Holland: Delft University
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